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Southside 815

815 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-4220
+1 703-836-6222
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“bread basket” (20 reviews)
“po boy” (18 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
815 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-4220
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us met for Happy Hour and the prices for food and drinks were great. I would skip the Oysters Rockefeller, but definitely the hamburger was boss! Beers and wines were very good and one of the guys loved the wings....they weren't too...More

Thank corkscrewd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I sat in the bar for dinner. He got the burger and fries. I got pork nachos. Both were very good. In fact my son ate his whole me which is unusual. Great area around the restaurant. We would definitely go back...More

Thank kim p
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We ate here sort of by accident on Father's Day, when we didn't make reservations at our "regular" brunch places which were all full. So we gave it a try, and it was quite a good brunch at reasonable prices. The dill pickle bloody mary...More

Thank DD S
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I have visited this restaurant numerous times, and every time the meals have been great, the service was excellent and the ambiance was very friendly. It is a neighborhood restaurant, where guests come on a regular basis with family, friends, business clients... Highly recommended for...More

Thank Jelena V
Reviewed 25 May 2017

South side 815 has the best happy hour anywhere! Staff is wonderful, food is always great, and the bar prices are awesome. Highly recommend!

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

perfect spot for beers and bar food done really well. We were in Alexandria twice and ate here both times. Great spot to catch some football also!

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I have NEVER had a bad meal, bad service, or bad beer at Southside. It's a neighborhood sports bar attached to a smallish restaurant that serves a mixture of great meals - fried chicken, trout, gumbo, ribeye, ribs, pulled pork, meatloaf, etc. The serving staff...More

Thank Jake S
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and service. Basic fair with a southern flair. Don't miss the pulled pork or fried oysters. Both delicious. Reasonable cost nice neighborhood bar and grill. Sports on inside quiet dining on the other. Also outside seating if the weather cooperates. Definitely worth a...More

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a hopping place - it's noisy, but very casual. The menu had specials tucked inside. We tried the appetizer special a risotto fritter stuffed with cheese. It was amazing. They specialize in "southern" fare and my dining partner tried the chicken fried steak....More

Thank tntcyclist
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Melbac (Red wine) wasn't the best quality. The Portobello mushroom sandwich was okay. The air vent over our table was too cold.

Thank W S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-4220
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-836-6222
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Southside 815 has been a go to neighborhood restaurant on the South end of Old Town since opening in 1993. Try our delicious Southern menu, Saturday and Sunday Brunch, or catch a game in our bar with 15 Tv's and 17 beers on tap. Come dine where the locals dine.
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